The story of the news industry at the moment is the interplay between contraction and expansion. As publishers reduce the size of their operations, they’re also looking outward to new products, new coverage areas — or new geographies.
What can you get in six seconds or less? A whole lot, apparently. It’s been a week since Vine, Twitter’s new app for creating, curating, and sharing short videos, hit the iOS App Store and I can’t help viewing every one that comes my way.
Los Angeles Times Shooting video: Camcorder vs. DSLR and iPhone Los Angeles Times I miss the good old days when a camera just took still photographs and a video camera shot video. The choices where simple.
Image by IsaacMao on Flickr. Some rights reserved Social news agency Storyful has published an ebook on social newsgathering. It has been edited by Claire Wardle and includes articles previously posted on the Storyful blog.
Image by petesimon on Flickr. Some rights reserved News outlets and journalists have taken to a number of different platforms to host live Q&A chats with their community; from Twitter and Google+ Hangouts, to Quora and Reddit, as well as on their...
When a reporter is assigned to live tweet an event and feed tweets to the news media’s Twitter account, he or she should write tweets in a way different from the (casual and cursory) writing style of his or her personal Twitter accounts.
Andy Bull's insight:
You'd hope it would be obvious that the professional use of Twitter should be distinct from personal use. Experience with students teaches that this is not necessarily clear to them, so this guide to using Twitter for journalism offers some useful ground rules.
Today I helped one of our district librarians, Jennie Wilmes, create new AudioBoo channels for an upcoming 3rd grade research project about animals. We recorded a six minute video tutorial together about the steps required ...
Twitter has been on a roll with new product and feature announcements lately: first came the new version of embedded tweets, which brings any extra content such as photos or video into the embedded message, and now the company has launched a new...
Less than a day after Twitter launched Vine, Facebook has cut off the video-sharing application's “find people” button, which allowed members to connect to their Facebook friends. Twitter users trying to use the feature are ...
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